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Constance Martha Williams, 1882
1877 - ; married, 1905, Joseph Warrn ; parents: Moses Williams and Martha C. Fininley; lived on Walnut Place.

She graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1901 and attended the Boston Art School for two years thereafter. She was an author of short stories and had two novels published: in 1917, The Phoenix ("The story of a Boston girl’s life and love affairs set against a brilliant backdrop of American society") and, in 1920, Pearls astray: a romantic episode of the last democracy. Her husband became a law professor at Harvard. Siblings Hugh, Moses Jr., Constance, and Mary all appear in this album and are direct descendants of Edward Devotion.